Brendan Wenzel speaks to the uniqueness and diversity of life in his latest picture book Hello Hello. Its spare text ebbs and flows with an exquisite cadence and meaningful connections throughout. The creatures in the book are joyfully rendered with a masterful use of color and careful, considered composition. A beautiful harmony and balance are achieved between word and picture, with a profound ending that instills in its reader awe and wonder about the wonderful complexity of our world, but also the undeniable similarities that we all share. The book concludes with guide to all of the animals appearing in Hello Hello, along with their endangered status.